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Oxmoor Auto Group’s Adoptable Pet of the Week

As longtime supporters of the Kentucky Humane Society, Oxmoor Auto Group is sponsoring the care of 52 adoptable animals in 2024. Their gift will help provide food, shelter, spay/neuter surgeries, medical care and behavior assistance to the pets in our care while they search for places to call home. This collaborative partnership, now stronger than […]

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Tatum’s Road to Recovery

Little Tatum came to KHS with horrific injuries after being hit by a car. His tail was completely degloved, leaving raw tissue exposed and vulnerable to deadly infections. Without immediate treatment, his short two-year-old life would be at stake. Our vet team performed an emergency tail amputation surgery, but fear Tatum may be suffering from further injuries. They will take

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Seven Sick Siblings in Need of Urgent Care

Updated 3/19/24 This week, we took in seven adorable, but very sick German Shepherd puppies: Ari, Arden, Finley, Rowan, Blythe, Hayden and Lennox. These tiny eight-week-old puppies, weighing about three pounds each, tested positive for Coccidia, a life-threatening intestinal infection that causes extreme lethargy, diarrhea and the inability to eat or drink. As soon as they arrived

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CAROL UPDATE!

We have an exciting update to share about our sweet puppy Carol, who recently underwent surgery to amputate her injured front elbow. After receiving plenty of love and snuggles and getting some much-deserved rest under the nurturing care of our veterinary team, Carol has made an incredible comeback. She doesn’t even seem to realize she’s

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Barlow’s Road to Recovery

Barlow, a three-year-old Standard Poodle, recently arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society in a heartbreaking condition. This sweet boy was severely matted from head to toe, causing him immense pain. Matting can also lead to serious health issues, especially for breeds like Barlow’s that need regular grooming. Our incredible vet team quickly stepped in, gently

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Abused Dog Clings to Life – Your Help is Critical

Sweet n’ Low was found abandoned in an alley, extremely pregnant and suffering with a difficult labor. The one-year-old Pocket Pittie was rushed to KHS’ Sam Swope Pet Treatment and Lifesaving Center where 11 staff members were waiting for her arrival to perform an after-hours emergency C-section. Sweet n’ Low survived the surgery but, unfortunately,

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Puppy Arrives at KHS with Degloved Foot

Early this week, a 12-month-old puppy arrived at our Sam Swope Pet Treatment and Lifesaving Center with a shocking degloving injury to her back left foot. The poor puppy, who we’ve named Bonnie, has exposed bone where a pup’s paw should be. Unsure of exactly how this gruesome injury occurred, our veterinary team leaped into

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Where Are They Now? Celebrating Travolta’s Second “Gotcha Day”

You may remember our buddy Travolta, who came to the Kentucky Humane Society in January 2022 in terrible condition after an Uber driver found him lying limp on the side of the road. The poor puppy was covered in feces and painfully matted fur. This along with severe emaciation, made it impossible for him to

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